John's Anglican Church
Wolfville, Nova Scotia
7th, 2018 - The
Feast of the Epiphany
8am Holy Communion,
The Book of Common Prayer, P.
O God, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy
only-begotten Son to the Gentiles: mercifully grant, that we,
who know thee now by faith, may be led onward through this
earthly life, until we see the vision of thy heavenly glory;
through the same thy Son Jesus Christ, who with thee and the
Holy Ghost liveth and reigneth, on God, world without end.
Marston Prayers of the people:
Communion, The Book of Common Prayer
Gathering of the Community
#158 Earth Has Many a Noble
The Collect for Purity, p. 67
The Summary of the Law and Kyrie, p.
Collect of the Day: Creator of the heavens, who
led the Magi by
a star to worship the Christ-child: guide and sustain
us, so that
we may find our journey’s end in Jesus Christ our Lord.
Proclamation of the Word
72:1-7, 10-14 (see over)
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by
Holy Gospel: Matthew 2:1-12
Nicene Creed, p. 71
Rev’d Dr. V. Bruce Matthews
Celebration of Holy Communion
#160 As with Gladness Men of Old
Over the Offering, p. 74
Prayers of the People: Jordan Waterbury
Confession and Absolution, p. 76
and Consecration (with
Preface for Epiphany),
Prayer of Humble Access and Agnus Dei, p.
#657 Loving Spirit;
#137 What Child Is This
are invited to come forward to receive communion or a
bread is available. Please ask at the communion
Lord’s Prayer and Prayer after Communion, p.
The Gloria and Blessing, p. 86
#143 Angels from the Realms of
is invited to enjoy a time of fellowship and refreshments
following the 10am service provided by Elaine Slauenwhite
& Olive Fyfe
& Jim Nelson
& Mary Phillips
the king your justice, O God, and your righteousness to the
he may rule your people righteously and the poor with
the mountains may bring prosperity to the people, and the
little hills bring righteousness.
shall defend the needy among the people, rescuing the poor and
crushing the oppressor.
shall live as long as the sun and moon endure, from one
generation to another.
shall come down like rain upon the mown field, like showers
that water the earth.
his time shall the righteous flourish; there shall be
abundance of peace till the moon shall be no
rulers of Tarshish and of the isles shall pay tribute, and the
rulers of Arabia and Saba offer gifts.
rulers shall bow down before him, and all the nations do him
he shall deliver the poor who cries out in distress and the
oppressed who has no helper.
shall have pity on the lowly and poor and shall preserve the
lives of the needy.
He shall redeem their
lives from oppression and violence, and dear shall their blood
be in his sight.
be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy
it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
without end. Amen.
remember in your prayers…
pray for The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand &
Polynesia & the parishes in the Prince
Edward Island Region
in need of
God’s healing grace: Arthur, Joan, Albert Jucker, Charlie,
Mary, Christine, Tim, Jamie, Trevor, Sylvia Desloges,
McDougall, Cal McMillan, Lyle Southam,
Pam, Barclay, Cecil, Joanie, Marlene & John Reid, Cameron,
Jane, Doreen McKee, Kevan, Mary
Diana Hart, Marian Sampson, Gloria, Connie,
Heidi & Harry
who are mourning the loss of loved ones, remembering
especially the families of Dr. Wayne Hills, Jeremy Ingham,
Nola MacLeod, Margaret Patterson and Mary
FOR Jan. 14th
am Holy Communion (BCP) 10:00 am
Holy Eucharist (BAS)
these dates on your
at 3pm: Celebration of New Ministry between the Parish of St.
James, Kentville and the Rev’d Dr. John
All are welcome. Praise music beginning at 2:30pm.
Jan. 10th, 7pm, Manning Chapel library: WAICC
11-11:45am: Christian Meditation
the back of the church, followed on Fri., Jan. 12th
by a potluck lunch. Sharon Doyle will join us to talk about
her recent silent retreat and the value of silence. This event
was postponed due to the storm last
Jan. 14th, 7pm: Finance Committee
thanks to all of you at St. John’s
who have supported our initial Anniversary projects-including
the ornament and coffee sales- over Christmas! We are thrilled
with the enthusiasm we are seeing!!
all young adults (ages 18 to early 30s): Come to the Agora
Tuesday evenings, 6-8pm beginning January 16th,
2018 at Port Williams United Baptist
Join us for a warm beverage on these cold winter evenings and
some light cafe
We offer a safe place to learn and ask questions. The cafe
begin with a series looking at who Jesus was in the Bible and
he is for us today. Suggestions welcome for future topics. For
further information or to coordinate transportation to and
from Port Williams, please contact Susan at
next meeting of the 200th Anniversary Committee will be held
Thursday evening Jan. 25th at the church at
We have planning to do and carry out for the next 3 months
specifically, including artifact and archival work. As well -
an Evensong “with an historical flavour” shall need some
planning for February! See you all then! And Happy
Anniversary/New Year! Camille
ACW, our first meeting in
2018 will be held on Monday Jan. 15th at noon in
the meeting room. After
a brief meeting we will hold our annual "Bring & Buy"
Sale. This is an auction style sale. Please bring in either
new or gently used items to go into the sale. Bring your
lunch; tea/coffee will be provided. We are searching for a new
president. If any lady of the parish would like this position
please contact Elizabeth Browne at email@example.com.
is here again. If you had to submit a annual report last year
chances are you will need to also submit one this year. Please
email your reports to me when you have them completed. If you
need to see what was in your last year's report just ask and I
will sent it to you. The earlier I get the reports the more
time I will have to compile them. Once I know the date for the
AGM I will let you know what the date will be when all reports
MUST be submitted. – Debbie MacDonald
Coffee to Celebrate 200 years:
St. John’s now has custom-labeled medium roast coffee from
Just Us! called My Cup
Runneth Over. Available in whole bean or fresh ground for
$12/bag at the church or at Sister’s Alternative Stuff, 6
Sherwood Drive (via Denise Ennis),
James, Kentville is looking for a Full-Time Organist/Choir
Application Deadline: Friday February 2nd. A
position description is available by contacting the Parish
Sandra will be in the church office Tuesday, 11:30-1pm and at
TAN Coffee Weds., 9:30-11:30am. She will be off Monday
Anniversary pewter ornaments for sale
for just $10! Payment required when purchased. See an
Anniversary Committee member.